The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 131 166 159
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 27 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 2
Average salary £44,375 £62,500 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.00% +30.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £54,800 £47,550
10% offered a salary of more than £63,713 £97,500 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2678 3246 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.48% 81.29% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 2143 1464
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +29 26 £44,375 -31.73% 1
Edinburgh +10 1 - -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 33 (86.84%) Finance
2 25 (65.79%) Information Security
3 23 (60.53%) Network Security
3 23 (60.53%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (57.89%) Degree
4 22 (57.89%) CISSP
5 20 (52.63%) Cryptography
5 20 (52.63%) Incident Management
5 20 (52.63%) Cyber Security
6 17 (44.74%) SIEM
6 17 (44.74%) Law
7 15 (39.47%) CISM
8 12 (31.58%) Legal
9 11 (28.95%) Analytics
10 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (18.42%) Banking
10 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
11 6 (15.79%) Data Management
12 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
12 5 (13.16%) Retail
12 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
12 5 (13.16%) BCP
12 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
13 4 (10.53%) Oracle
13 4 (10.53%) Information Management
13 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
13 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
14 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
14 3 (7.89%) QA

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) SAS
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Network Security
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) DB2
1 2 (5.26%) OLAP
1 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.26%) SAP HANA
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.26%) ERwin
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 33 (86.84%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) Law
3 12 (31.58%) Legal
4 7 (18.42%) Banking
5 5 (13.16%) Retail
6 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Security Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Information Security Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Incident Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Information Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Governance Manager
7 1 (2.63%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (52.63%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
3 2 (5.26%) Online Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Information Security
2 20 (52.63%) Incident Management
2 20 (52.63%) Cyber Security
3 17 (44.74%) SIEM
4 11 (28.95%) Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.79%) Data Management
7 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
7 5 (13.16%) BCP
7 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.53%) Information Management
8 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
10 2 (5.26%) ETL
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) COBOL
1 3 (7.89%) Java
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Degree
1 22 (57.89%) CISSP
2 15 (39.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Compuware
3 2 (5.26%) Cognos
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Informatica
3 2 (5.26%) Teradata
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £55000 per annum + DOE + Excellent Benefits
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